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February 7, 2013

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NEW CASTLE — Norwegian Nut Bread

Makes 2 small loaves, about 6 slices each


  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup almonds, filberts and sunflower seeds (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour, unsifted
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1 egg, beaten (or egg substitute)
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons walnut oil (optional)


Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Coat 2 empty 16-ounce cans with non-stick cooking spray

In a medium-size bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, nuts, dry milk, whole-wheat flour, raisins and orange zest.

In a small bowl, combine egg, buttermilk, and walnut oil (optional); add to flour mixture and blend well.

Spoon batter into cans and bake 50 minutes or until golden.

Loosen bred from cans with small spatula and cool on rack.

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